Shares of Wincanton plc (LON:WIN) have been given an average rating of “Buy” by the six research firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 311.67 ($4.07).

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Numis Securities restated a “buy” rating on shares of Wincanton in a report on Thursday. Shore Capital restated a “not rated” rating on shares of Wincanton in a report on Thursday. Finally, Liberum Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Wincanton in a report on Thursday.

Shares of Wincanton stock traded up GBX 6 ($0.08) on Thursday, hitting GBX 262 ($3.42). 272,182 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 125,132. The stock has a market cap of $324.33 million and a P/E ratio of 8.09. Wincanton has a 1-year low of GBX 200 ($2.61) and a 1-year high of GBX 285 ($3.72).

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 2nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, July 4th will be issued a dividend of GBX 7.29 ($0.10) per share. This is a boost from Wincanton’s previous dividend of $3.60. This represents a dividend yield of 2.8%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 4th. Wincanton’s payout ratio is currently 0.31%.

Wincanton Company Profile

Wincanton plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides logistic and supply chain solutions in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It operates through Retail & Consumer and Industrial & Transport segments. The company offers contract logistics services to retail general merchandise, retail grocery, and consumer products market sectors.

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